AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE
Welcome to the U.S. Commercial Service Aerospace and Defense Technology Team Page. We are the industry’s primary export resource and should be your first point of contact when looking to sell internationally. Our team of domestic and international trade specialists, located at our Export Assistance Centers in the United States and at U.S. Embassies overseas, is prepared to assist in increasing your export sales. U.S. Points of Contact are available to discuss your international business needs.
The aerospace & defense industry has been a cornerstone of the U.S. economy for decades and has provided well paying jobs for a variety of skill levels. The industry’s position is now challenged by global competition, changes in technology, national and worldwide economic conditions, and global policies affecting defense, civilian and commercial aviation. To maintain this important sector of the U.S. economy, the U.S. Commercial Service strives to provide assistance to increase the industry’s competitiveness. Specifically, the Aerospace and Defense Technology Team works with companies to help them:
**NEW!! 2014-2015 AEROSPACE MARKET RESOURCE GUIDE **
For detailed country by country analysis on worldwide markets, please see the Aerospace Resource Guide.
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|International Trade Finance -- Agricultural Machinery & Eq., Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Building Products, Business Eq. (Non-Computer), Consumer Electronics, Composite Materials, Construction Eq., General Consumer Goods, Telecommunications Services, Transportation Serv. (other than Aviation)|
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Arkansas companies operating across all industries are being presented with a first ever of its kind export seminar in the State of Arkansas to give small and medium-sized businesses the opportunity to gain knowledge necessary to determine options available for financing their export businesses. This seminar will provide information and tools on how best to utilize programs and services offered by the Export-Import Bank of the United States; the U.S. Small Business Administration; and also international business divisions of banks. This seminar will detail the products, programs and services available to mitigate risks associated with export transactions (i.e. international letters of credit; documentary collections; working capital loans; foreign receivables insurance; & guaranteed term financing). This program is coordinated by the U.S. Commercial Service office in Little Rock that also provides export trade finance counseling for small and medium-sized businesses.
|Eric Johnson, Atlanta|
Senior International Trade Specialist